CLAT Syllabus 2020

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) for the year 2020 will be held on May 10th, Sunday.. The exam will be conducted by The National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi, and Kerala, India. CLAT is one of the most prestigious national level examinations for admission in to UG and PG programs offered by the top law colleges in India
The CLAT paper is conducted online in a time frame of 2 hours (120 minutes). The CLAT 2020 paper will have questions between 120 to 150. Number of questions have been reduced. There will be 4 sections. The first step towards an effective preparation for clearing CLAT is to know the test pattern and syllabus well. There is a major change in the test CLAT test pattern for the next year (2020). Students should expect comprehension based questions from English, Quantitative techniques, Current Affairs, Deductive Reasoning and Logical Reasoning. Since there has been no release of CLAT syllabus officially, we have come up with a list of important topics based on previous years CLAT papers.
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Sr.No. Subjects Questions Marks
1 English including Comprehension 40 40 Marks
2 General Knowledge and Current Affairs 50 50 Marks
3 Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability) 20 20 Marks
4 Logical Reasoning 40 40 Marks
**Negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer
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CLAT Syllabus for CLAT English and Comprehension
  1. ENGLISH VOCABULARY:
    1. Synonyms
    2. Antonyms
    3. Analogies
  2. ENGLISH PROFICIENCY:
    1. Idioms and Phrases
    2. One word substitution
    3. Sentence improvement
    4. Sentence Rearrangement
    5. Fill in the blanks
  3. ENGLISH USAGE ERRORS:
    1. Common errors
    2. Spotting errors
    3. Inappropriate usage of words
    4. Spelling mistakes
  4. ENGLISH COMPREHENSION
CLAT Syllabus for CLAT Elementary Mathematics
  1. ARITHEMATIC:
    1. Number system
    2. Square roots, Surds and indices
    3. H.C.F and L.C.M
    4. Simplification
    5. Ratio and proportions
    6. Average
    7. Logarithms and Functions
    8. Fractions and decimals
    9. Time and work
  2. COMMERCIAL MATHS
    1. Interest
    2. Percentage
    3. Profit, loss and Discounts
    4. Partnership
  3. MENSURATION
    1. Areas
    2. Volumes
  4. MODERN MATHEMATICS
    1. Permutation & Combination
    2. Probability
    3. Clocks & Calendars
  5. DATA INTERPRETATION
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CLAT Syllabus for CLAT General Knowledge and Current Affairs
  1. STATIC GK:
    1. Polity
    2. History- Ancient, Medieval, Modern and World
    3. Geography
    4. Economics
    5. General Science
    6. Science and technology
    7. Ecology
  2. CURRENT AFFAIRS:
    1. Events of National and International importance
    2. Current events in areas of Economics, Science, Sports, Places, Persons
    3. Books and Authors
CLAT Syllabus for CLAT Logical Reasoning
  1. LOGIC TESTS
    1. Statement Assumptions
    2. Statement Conclusions
    3. Statement Arguments
    4. Statement actions
  2. REASONING
    1. Number test
    2. Series test
    3. Direction and distance test
    4. Coding and Decoding
    5. Blood Relationships
    6. Ranking
    7. Analogy